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Two of the five Penn State representatives have earned league player of the year honors
Sanders has finished in the top two on the team in goals scored in each of his three seasons
TJ Sanders and Mike Sutton earned spots on the inaugural All-Big Ten team
The Nittany Lions took Johns Hopkins to double overtime earlier this season
Penn State and Michigan possess identical 1-3 records in Big Ten play for the No. 4 spot
The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Ohio State, 11-8, at the Horseshoe.
Photos by Steve LaCrosse
No. 12 Penn State knocked off No. 4 Notre Dame at Arlotta Stadium Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
No. 9 Penn State men's lacrosse fell to No. 12 Loyola on Feb. 15, 2014 at Holuba Hall, 12-11 (OT).
Penn State defeated UMass, 10-7, to earn a spot in the CAA Final in Happy Valley.
Photos by Steve Tressler
No. 8 Penn State men's lacrosse dropped a 10-9 overtime thriller to No. 3 Notre Dame at Holuba Hall.
2013 CAA ALL-CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM
2011 CAA ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
AS A JUNIOR IN 2013:
Started in all 17 contests, registering 44 points, which ranked third on the squad...Posted a team-high 17 assists along with 27 goals on 101 shots with four man-up goals...Collected 24 ground balls and caused two turnovers...Tallied a goal in 13 of 17 games with three four-goal games...Opened the season with a four-goal showing in a win over Michigan (2/9)...Registered a second straight four-goal game in an upset win over No. 9 Denver (2/9), earning a CAA Player of the Week honor...Scored two goals in four of five games against Lehigh (3/9), Binghamton (3/19), Saint Joseph's (3/23) and Bucknell (3/26)...Registered three assists in three straight games in wins over Bucknell (3/26), Villanova (3/30), and Drexel (4/6)...Posted five points in two games against Bucknell (3/26) and UMass (5/1), scoring four goals against the Minutemen and gathering a season-high four ground balls...Earned a spot on the CAA All-Championship Team, scoring six goals and an assist and picking up six ground balls with two caused turnovers during the tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012:
Made 15 appearances with five starts...Third on the team with 19 goals, 11 assists and 30 points...Recorded a .328 scoring percentage...Tallied game-winning goals against Delaware (4/21) and Hofstra (4/28)...Scored in final six games of the season, five of which were multi-goal efforts...Tallied a season-best six points against Delaware (4/21) with four goals and two assists...Notched two four-point efforts at Towson (4/14) with three goals and an assist, and vs. Hofstra (4/28) with two goals and two assists...Collected 19 ground balls and caused five turnovers...Tallied a season-high three assists in a win over Michigan (4/18)...Scored in 11 of 15 matches and tallied a point in 12 of 15.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011:
Appeared in all 14 games and started 13 contests...Named to the CAA All-Rookie Team...Led the team in points (34) and assists (16) and ranked second in goals (18), seventh in ground balls (21) and 10th in caused turnovers (4)...Earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors twice (3/14, 4/11).
BEFORE PENN STATE:
Two-time All-American at Downingtown East...Was a two-time all-state pick and multi-year all-conference selection...Helped guide the team to four league titles and the 2007 state championship...Collected 317 points (158g, 159a) during four-year career...Played in the 2009 Under Armour Underclassmen Games and the 2009 EPSLA Junior Games...Also played ice hockey.
Son of Joe and Tracy Sturgis.
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